Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Dawn Davis Joins ELCR Board of Directors

Lexington, Ky. – (9/12/16) – Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is proud to announce the appointment of Dawn Davis to the Board of Directors. ELCR’s Board of Directors brings together a team of equine industry experts with a wealth of talent and experience to direct the country’s only national organization dedicated to saving land for all equine related activity.

Ms. Davis currently resides in the prominent equestrian community of Barrington Hills, Ill., where she and her husband, J.R., preside over Barrington Hills Farm. They are both avidly devoted to preserving land for horses in the village of Barrington Hills. Dawn and J.R. are actively involved in equine rescue efforts in the Chicago area through their alliance with HARPS (Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society). Ms. Davis is Vice Chairman of Davis Bancorp and also contributes time to many other civic duties, including serving as director of the Chicago Zoological Society (Brookfield Zoo), Chicago Crime Commission, Chicago Cultural Mile, and the Smith Museum of Stained Glass and American Art.

“We are delighted with the addition of Dawn Davis to the board of directors,” says ELCR President Ken Haddad. “She’s bringing expert representation and commitment from an important region of our country and for that we are grateful.”

About the Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR): ELCR builds awareness of the loss of lands available for horse-related activities and facilitates the protection and preservation of those lands. We work to ensure America’s equine heritage lives on and the emotional, physical and economic benefits of the horse-human relationship remains accessible. ELCR serves as an information resource and clearinghouse on conserving horse properties, land use planning, land stewardship/best management practices, trails, liability and equine economic development. For more information about the ELCR visit or call (859) 455-8383

For additional information, contact:
Holley Groshek, Executive Director
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Phone: 859-455-8383/Email:

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